Portraits of American Life Study
Hosted by The ARDA
The PALS seeks to understand the impact of religion in everyday life, and ultimately the connections between religious change and other forms of change among diverse individuals and families over the course of their lives.
Results & Summaries
Respondent lives with other non-relative (HR_OTHNO)



Variable Comparisons

[Age | Gender | Political Ideology | Race | Religious Tradition | Region | Education ]

Age

18 to 29 years old 30 to 44 years old 45 to 59 years old 60 to 74 years old 75 years and older TOTAL
No 94.2%
523
96.1%
719
97.9%
738
96.1%
396
93.6%
132
96.1%
2508
Yes 5.8%
32
3.9%
29
2.1%
16
3.9%
16
6.4%
9
3.9%
102
TOTAL 100.0%
555
100.0%
748
100.0%
754
100.0%
412
100.0%
141

2610


Gender

Female Male TOTAL
No 96.4%
1303
95.7%
1205
96.1%
2508
Yes 3.6%
48
4.3%
54
3.9%
102
TOTAL 100.0%
1351
100.0%
1259

2610


Political ideology

Very liberal Somewhat liberal Middle of the road Somewhat conservative Very conservative Haven't thought much about it Missing TOTAL
No 96.4%
163
94.7%
358
97.2%
614
98.8%
498
98.2%
221
93.6%
634

21
96.2%
2488
Yes 3.6%
6
5.3%
20
2.8%
18
1.2%
6
1.8%
4
6.4%
43

5
3.8%
97
TOTAL 100.0%
169
100.0%
378
100.0%
632
100.0%
504
100.0%
225
100.0%
677

26

2585


Race

White Black Hispanic Asian Pacific Islander Other TOTAL
No 96.7%
1751
97.8%
271
93.2%
300
98.2%
107
77.8%
7
88.0%
73
96.1%
2509
Yes 3.3%
60
2.2%
6
6.8%
22
1.8%
2
22.2%
2
12.0%
10
3.9%
102
TOTAL 100.0%
1811
100.0%
277
100.0%
322
100.0%
109
100.0%
9
100.0%
83

2611


Religion

Black Protestant Evangelical Protestant Mainline Protestant Catholic Unaffiliated Other TOTAL
No 99.3%
146
96.1%
666
96.7%
351
93.5%
648
97.8%
401
97.7%
297
96.1%
2509
Yes 0.7%
1
3.9%
27
3.3%
12
6.5%
45
2.2%
9
2.3%
7
3.9%
101
TOTAL 100.0%
147
100.0%
693
100.0%
363
100.0%
693
100.0%
410
100.0%
304

2610


Region

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
No 98.4%
433
96.1%
597
97.2%
856
93.3%
623
96.1%
2509
Yes 1.6%
7
3.9%
24
2.8%
25
6.7%
45
3.9%
101
TOTAL 100.0%
440
100.0%
621
100.0%
881
100.0%
668

2610


Education

No high school diploma GED or high school diploma Vocational/technical diploma or Associate's degree Bachelor's degree Graduate degree Other Missing TOTAL
No 91.2%
279
96.2%
1016
97.1%
466
97.4%
410
98.9%
264
88.7%
63

10
96.0%
2498
Yes 8.8%
27
3.8%
40
2.9%
14
2.6%
11
1.1%
3
11.3%
8

0
4.0%
103
TOTAL 100.0%
306
100.0%
1056
100.0%
480
100.0%
421
100.0%
267
100.0%
71

10

2601